In the 11th match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Peshawar Zalmi defeated Karachi Kings by 9 runs. In the match being played at National Stadium Karachi, Karachi Kings captain Babar Azam won the toss and elected to field first. Batting first, Peshawar Zalmi scored 173 runs in the stipulated 20 overs.
Zalmi defeated Kings by 9 runs | PSL 7
In pursuit of the target, Karachi Kings got off to a disappointing start. Opener Sharjeel Khan and Sahibzada Farhan were dismissed without scoring a run. For the Kings, Ian Cockbain scored 31 runs and captain Babar Azam scored 90 runs. His innings included 12 fours and a six. The two players formed a 74-run partnership for the third wicket. But none of the other batsmen failed to support Babar Azam. Mohammad Omar, who made his debut for Zalmai, took three wickets. While Shoaib Malik, Hussain Talat, and Usman Qadir took one wicket each.
Earlier, for Peshawar Zalmi, opener Hazratullah Zazai had scored 41 while vice-captain Shoaib Malik had scored 52 runs. It should be noted that Peshawar Zalmi defeated Karachi Kings in the event and got 2 wins in 4 matches. On the other hand, after losing four consecutive matches of Karachi Kings. It has become almost impossible to reach the next stage of the event.